October 2015

Commented on a story 23rd Oct 2015 1:41 PM

FORMER Grafton jail governor John Heffernan was incensed when he read the increase in prisoner escapes had been blamed on staff taking sick leave.

Last Governor stirs Minister with sick leave letter

"Wonderful letter indeed, highlighting yet again a little knowledge is a dangerous thing! Surely the..."

Commented on a story 19th Oct 2015 8:26 PM

A SYDNEY man has faced court in Grafton over 12 alleged offences following a number of dangerous pursuits on the Pacific Highway.

Man arrested for high-speed chase to face court again

"LOL, but be fair Mulga, I think the problem was public safety rather than an inability to keep up with..."

Commented on a story 19th Oct 2015 4:48 PM

NEGOTIATIONS with tenderers for the redesign of McLachlan Park will have to factor in another $39,362 for a compliant disability access ramp.

More delays for controversial Maclean park revamp

"OMG, this obsession with spending the Grant money by April 2016 is causing more and more drama and..."

Commented on a story 16th Oct 2015 8:37 PM

LOSING penalty rates for weekened work would be disaster for many Clarence Valley families says Robert Usher from the Clarence Valley Community Union.

Weekend penalty rates contribute 30% of pay for some workers

"I'm afraid the Royal Commission into unions currently going on has made me deaf to the bleatings of..."

Commented on a story 16th Oct 2015 1:49 PM

ONE politician believes the power in residents’ hands is the solution to solving flying fox woes.

It's time to tackle the furry noise

"From the little I' ve seen the bats have relocated to the pub JH, talk about mutton dressed as lamb!"

Commented on a story 16th Oct 2015 12:59 PM

DESPITE it being built as a state of the art rehabilitation unit three years ago the rehabilitation sub-acute ward at Maclean Hospital remains a general ward.

3 years later: What's going on with Maclean rehab centre?

"Astounding isn't it, they can throw away nearly $4M on bricks and mortar yet refuse to provide jobs..."

Commented on a story 16th Oct 2015 12:05 PM

ONE politician believes the power in residents’ hands is the solution to solving flying fox woes.

It's time to tackle the furry noise

"Wow what a solution, drive them away by bulk noise, must remember to turn my hearing aid off!"

Commented on a story 16th Oct 2015 12:05 PM

THE Clarence Valley has been included in a list of regions to see the NBN rolled out over the next three years.

NBN roll out will hit the Clarence in next three years

"2018, OMG, Telstra can't even supply me with ADSL1 in Yamba ATM!"

Commented on a story 15th Oct 2015 9:17 AM

THE head of a refugee resettlement group says the Mid North Coast is “perfectly placed” to take its share of asylum seekers fleeing the Syrian conflict.

Coffs considered for Syrian resettlements

"Just because the Catholic Church is an abomination doesn't make anti Muslim sentiment disgusting..."

Commented on a story 14th Oct 2015 3:28 PM

PAGE Labor candidate Janelle Saffin has hit back at Peter Garrett after the former Environment Minister publicly criticised his old boss, Kevin Rudd.

Saffin asks ex-ministers to "shut up" after new Rudd lashing

"OK StuartB I'll bite, answer to Q1 is SFA and answer to Q2 is the musical chairs is ongoing. ..."

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